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World Journal of Surgical Oncology publishes articles related to surgical oncology and its allied subjects such as epidemiology, cancer research, biomarkers, prevention, pathology, radiology, cancer treatment, clinical trials, multimodality treatment and molecular biology. Emphasis is placed on original research articles. The journal will also provide significant clinical case reports as well as balanced, extensive and timely review articles on selected topics.

Each article type published by World Journal of Surgical Oncology follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.

The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to World Journal of Surgical Oncology, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.

World Journal of Surgical Oncology publishes the following article types:

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